Therapist in Bourbonnais, Illinois Ben Meils, Therapist

License: LPC

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 15-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Bourbonnais, Illinois Ben Meils, LPC

Ben Meils, LPC

Ben Meils, a Licensed Professional Counselor in Illinois, brings a wealth of experience across diverse mental health settings, reflecting a comprehensive understanding of the human experience. His professional journey includes invaluable roles in inpatient psychiatric settings, residential treatment, a university counseling center, private practice, addiction treatment, and community mental health, allowing him to adeptly navigate a wide spectrum of presenting issues.

Armed with a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Ben’s therapeutic approach is person-centered, unconditionally accepting, and nonjudgmental. This foundation sets the stage for addressing a myriad of concerns, from anxiety and depression to trauma, addiction, low self-esteem, and relationship difficulties. Ben’s commitment to casting a wide net enables him to meet each client with tailored strategies for their unique challenges.

With a specialized focus on alcohol and drug use disorders, Ben provides compassionate support to individuals navigating the complex terrain of addiction recovery. His expertise extends to those exploring concerns related to spirituality and religion, offering a thoughtful and inclusive approach to addressing these deeply personal aspects of life.

Clients engaging with Ben can anticipate a warm, welcoming, and empathetic environment, fostering a collaborative space to navigate life’s most challenging problems. Ben is dedicated to helping individuals reach their wellness goals, including those on the journey to recovery and those seeking guidance in matters of spirituality.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Ben finds joy in the simple pleasures of life. Whether it’s playing with his son, cycling through scenic routes, or immersing himself in the tranquility of nature, Ben embodies a well-rounded approach to both his personal and professional endeavors.

Step into a therapeutic journey of self-discovery and healing with Ben Meils, where professionalism meets compassion, and a commitment to holistic well-being guides each client toward a brighter future.

Provider Introduction


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Choice Provider Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Health Alliance
  • Humana
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Pathways (Amita Health)
  • Unicare (Healthlink)
  • Zelis (HFN Network Solutions)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Ben Meils. You can also call 815-214-9079 to have someone assist you.

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